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Student-to-Student Contact Example: An Equitable Ice-Breaker with Google Maps!


Jennifer Azzaro
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In the video below, Chelsea Cohen of Laney College will show you how she blends a Canvas Discussion with an interactive Google Map to create a 2-part assignment. Her students, who are English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners, drop a pin on a Google Map that designates their home town and add a photo of that location. As you will see, the map transforms into a contextual representation of the students’ backgrounds, inviting them to share meaningful experiences.

Video (4 min): Equitable Ice-Breaker with Google Maps

Read Accessibility Tips for Chelsea's assignment on this page: An Equitable Ice-Breaker Using Google Maps

How might you translate an example like this into your subject matter?


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